Day: 26 July 2019

  • Danny Jones tells students: ‘Creativity helps to articulate what you couldn’t otherwise’

    Danny Jones talks creativity and music at Brentside High School as part of Speakers for Schools This week students and staff at Brentside High School were delighted to welcome Danny Jones, Lead Singer & Guitarist, McFly & Coach, The Voice Kids UK to their school as part of the Speakers for Schools programme. Over 250 students from Year 8 had the chance to hear from Danny about his journey in the music industry, the importance of resilience and surrounding yourself with good people. Speakers for Schools was set up by ITV’s Robert Peston in 2011 to help level the playing field for state […]

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  • ”There are so many jobs involved in making a bestseller!”

    Opening his talk at Adeyfield School, the CEO of Penguin Random House UK, Tom Weldon had a bold statement for the students: ”My mission is to try and persuade as many of you as possible to work in publishing.” Founded in the 1930s, Penguin Random House is the biggest publisher in the world and one of the most internationally recognisable brands. ”We work with authors and help them to connect their stories to people all around the world…and today I want to talk you through how we help writers to write books and connect to huge audiences.” ”You don’t know what’s going to be […]

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